Saturday, June 18, 2011

Hidden But Useful Windows Utilities

Private Character Editor
Private Character Editor (PCE) lets you create up to 6,400 unique characters (such as special letters and logos) for use in your font library. PCE contains basic tools for creating and editing characters, along with more advanced options.
→ Start>>Run
→ Now, type eudcedit

Media Player 5.1and 6.4
Windows Media Player is a free software media player used for playing audio and video on personal computers running Microsoft Windows. Even if you upgrade your Media Player, you can still access your old player in case the new one fails !!
→ Start>>Run
→ Type mplay32 (for MP 5.1)
→ Type mplayer2 (for MP 6.4)

Windows Media Player 5.1
Ever wondered how software setups are created, this utility will help you find the answer. IExpress is a technology designed to simplify creation of a setup program. Using the step-by-step IExpress Wizard, you can create self-extracting files that automatically run the setup program contained inside.
→ Start>>Run
→ Type iexpress

Dr. Watson
Dr. Watson for Windows is a program error debugger that gathers information about your computer when an error (or user-mode fault) occurs with a program.
→ Start>>Run
→ Now, type drwtsn32
Dr Watson

1 comment:

  1. So, the vital thing to examine if the media player is broken is, do you have the appropriate codec set up for the computer file kind that you are trying to run?